Bernice Gail Coston

Bernice “Gail” Coston, age 83, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 13, 2023. She was born on March 15, 1940 to her parents, Robert Broadhead and Bernice Day Broadhead, both have preceded her in passing. Gail is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Billy Coston, Sr.; children, Stevie Coston (Kim), Ann Betzhold (Ken) and Billy Coston (Cindi); grandchildren, Stephen Coston (Brittney), Chris Betzhold (Courtnie), Paul Coston (Beverley), Christian Coston, and Cody Betzhold (Hayley), and 11 great-grandchildren. Gail loved the Lord and found peace in doing ministry work with her husband. Services will be held Monday, December 18, 2023 in the Charter Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. followed by a service at 11 a.m. Gail will be laid to rest in Ryans Cemetery. Brother Cody Betzhold will be officiating.


  1. Kaye Kelley on December 16, 2023 at 3:01 am

    Ann, Your mother was a jewel she always found us in church and hugged our necks. I’m truly praying for you, it’s so hard losing not only your mother but your very best friend. Our mothers always loved us unconditionally. If you ever need a shoulder you have me. I love you girl. Kaye

  2. Sara Frances Morgan miller on December 16, 2023 at 6:01 pm

    Rest in peace Gail classmate 1958

  3. Mary Moeck on December 17, 2023 at 4:34 pm

    Will miss you my friend (Gail Bird) LOVE you girl

  4. Diane Greer on December 18, 2023 at 8:38 pm

    Ms. Ann and family:
    Our prayers are with you and your precious family in the loss of your wonderful Mother. Cherish all the good memories and hold her beautiful smile close to your heart. We love you!